Publishing News Archives: Page 3

This is page 3 of the publishing news archives.

HarperCollins Launches Hispanic Imprint Called Rayo (October 27, 2005): HarperCollins Publishers has launched Rayo, a new imprint that will market HarperCollins' romance, thriller and mystery mass market novels to the America's Hispanic market.

Playlogic Acquires Captain Blood (October 26, 2005): Playlogic Entertainment, Inc.

Simon & Schuster Launches SimonSays Podcast (October 14, 2005): Publishing house Simon & Schuster has launched SimonSays Podcast.

VU Games to Publish Games Based on Ludlum's Novels (September 7, 2005): Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) has announced that it has inked an agreement to publish games based on the literary works of Robert Ludlum, the bestselling international thriller author whose books included The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy.

The Quill Awards Announce Nominees (August 5, 2005): Reed Business Information (RBI) and the NBC Universal Television Stations have named the five nominees in each of 19 categories for the first Quill Awards, a new national book award that allows consumers in the voting process.

Philip Yancey Signs New Contract With Zondervan (August 5, 2005): Bestselling author Philip Yancey has signed a contract for his next book release with his nearly 30-year publishing partner, Zondervan.

Mimeo Names Adam Slutsky CEO (July 30, 2005): Mimeo.

Dark Horse to Publish Harlequin Novels in Manga Format (July 29, 2005): Harlequin Enterprises Limited has announced a content licensing agreement with Dark Horse Comics, which will see the comics publisher release Harlequin books in manga format in the United States, Canada, U.

Madonna Launches English Roses Website (July 19, 2005): Madonna has launched englishrosescollection.

Questia Adds Wiley Content to Questia Library (July 9, 2005): Questia Media, Inc.

Tami Booth Corwin Named President of Rodale Books (July 8, 2005): Steve Murphy, president and CEO of Rodale, Inc.

Podcast Novel Collects Thousands of Readers (May 30, 2005): The typical print run for a first-time novelist ranges from 3,000 to 5,000 copies.

Marvel and Paramount Announce Film Deal (May 11, 2005): Marvel Enterprises, Inc.

Scholastic Acquiring Chicken House Publishing (May 6, 2005): Scholastic Inc.

Stephen Morrison Named Editor-in-Chief, Associate Publisher of Penguin Books (April 25, 2005): Stephen Morrison has been named Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Penguin Books, it was announced by Kathryn Court, President and Publisher of Penguin Books and Publisher of Plume, members of Penguin Group (USA).

Big Earth Publishing Acquires Johnson Books (April 22, 2005): Big Earth Publishing announced that it has acquired Johnson Books, a trade book publisher located.

Barbara Marcus to Leave Scholastic in July (April 17, 2005): Scholastic announced Barbara Marcus, President of Children's Book Publishing and Distribution and Executive Vice President of Scholastic Inc.

Rob Weisbach Named President, CEO of Miramax Books (April 15, 2005): Rob Weisbach has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Miramax Books, it was announced by Miramax co-chairmen Bob and Harvey Weinstein.

Amazon.com Acquires BookSurge (April 11, 2005): Amazon.

Milagro Acquires Film, TV Rights to Mail Order Murder (April 10, 2005): Milagro Entertainment, Inc.